July 5, 2005 -
Facing South and Southern Exposure contributor Sean Reilly has an excellent piece in the Mobile Register about how Republicans are more and more disregarding their own rhetoric about states' rights.
June 20, 2005 -
Bob Geary of the Independent Weekly reports that payday lending in North Carolina is alive and well. This upstanding "industry" preys on people living paycheck-to-paycheck, giving them "advances" on future wages with effective interest rates of up to 400 percent.
June 18, 2005 -
A tip of the hat to the New York Times for their kind mention of Facing South in the "What's Online" section this morning. For those who aren't registered or otherwise can't get to the piece, here's what they said:
June 10, 2005 -
As reported in yesterday's Facing South email newsletter, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) -- a former telephone company executive -- has introduced a bill that would ban free or low-cost "Community Internet" across the country.